Police shut down an anti-lockdown demonstration in Trafalgar Square that drew thousands on Saturday, September 26.
Metropolitan Police said demonstrators not abiding by coronavirus restrictions were “putting people in danger of transmitting the virus.”
This footage shows police clashing with demonstrators in Trafalgar Square. Other footage shared from the scene showed supporters of the QAnon conspiracy movement, and others defying nationawide coronavirus restrictions.
According to local reports, at least ten people were arrested, while four officers were injured, two of whom needed hospital care.
As of September 26, the UK had reported 429,277 positive cases and 41,971 deaths tied to the virus. New restrictions announced by Downing Street earlier in the week could last six months, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said. Credit: Michael Dé La Broc via Storyful